Entries in Category ‘Drama’

Director(s): John Ketcham Writer(s): Matt DeJong & Charles Wilkinson Starring: Estella Warren, John Hannah , John Kapelos Because “psychological thriller” is just another way of saying “something you’d see on Lifetime.” This is another “Based on a true story” film where events and characters are changed for dramatic effect, although there usually isn’t much dramatic […]

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Director(s): Albert Pyun (Mean Guns, Nemesis, Omega Doom) Writer(s): Albert Pyun & Christopher Borkgren (both of Spitfire) Starring: Keith Cooke, Gary Daniels, Thom Matthews     Of all the interviews that I absolutely must conduct before I die, Albert Pyun is probably at the top of my list. Unlike Fred Olen Ray and Jim Wynorski, […]

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  Director:  Marty Pristone & Dale Trevillion (Play Time) Writer:  Emilio Ferrari Starring:  Angie Everhart, James Wilder Since her (long past) days of life as a teenager, Angie Everhart has had a steady career in modeling. Somewhere along the way, though, she came to the conclusion that she had the necessary assets to become an […]

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Director(s): Barbara Kopple (Wild Man Blues) Writer(s): Jessica Kaplan & Stephen Gaghan (Traffic, Abandon) Starring: Anne Hathaway, Bijou Phillips The original writer of Havoc, Jessica Kaplan, had her script purchased before her 18th birthday. The script languished in development hell for a couple years, with Traffic scribe Stephen Gaghan eventually finalizing the shooting script. Sadly, […]

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Director(s): Andy Diaz Writer(s): Andy Diaz Starring: Andy Diaz, Magic Juan, Sadat X As much as I’ve ragged on the short-lived Spartan Entertainment in the past, I’ll give them credit. For the most part the urban films that they released were almost always above and beyond what was coming out of companies like York Entertainment […]

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Director: Richard Howard Writer: Mark Shepherd & Robert Moreland (Space Marines) Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce McGill, Kristy Swanson, Robert Sean Leonard, Margaret Cho, Henry Winkler If there’s one vital aspect of a “problems on a plane” film, it’s the air-traffic controller. He’s the guy who the pilots coordinate their moves with, receives the initial message […]

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Director: Paul Leaf Writer: Jerome Courshon Starring: Jerome Courshon “Winner of 6 International Film Festival Awards” is not a term you’ll see very often on this website. “Winner of 2 Little Rock, Arkansas Film Festival Awards” may even be stretching it. But God, Sex, and Apple Pie is one of those few exceptions. After a […]

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Director(s): Shayne Worcester Writer(s): Shayne Worcester, Kyle Rankin & Efram Potelle I let The Girl in the Basement sit in a pile for about two months before watching it a few nights ago. The Asylum has a bad tendency to treat their pick-ups as second-rate material, so I’m usually not to eager to sit through […]

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Ghost Watcher 2 Director(s): David A. Cross (Ghost Watcher) Writer(s): David A. Cross (Ghost Watcher) Starring: Jillian Byrnes What impresses me most about director/writer David A. Cross is that Lions Gate distributed his first effort, Ghost Watcher, at the end of October 2004. A year later, in the same month of 2005, Ghost Watcher II […]

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Ghetto Dawg 2 Release Date: 2005 (USA) Genre: Drama Director(s): Jeff Crook & Josh Crook (both of Sucker Punch) Writer(s): Christine Conradt (A Killer Upstairs, The Perfect Nanny) Staring: Will Sierra, Paris Campbell, Kelvin Coffey Unfortunately, I remember nothing about the original Ghetto Dawg. I know that I saw it, but at this point I […]

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